News came in this morning of another mine strike killing a British soldier in Afghanistan, with another five injured. The dead soldier, who has not yet been named, was from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), attached to 5 Regiment Royal Artillery.
According to the MoD, the vehicle in which the troops were travelling was hit by the mine approximately two miles north east of Musa Qala. Informed sources are suggesting it may have been a Pinzgauer Vector.
Posted on Defence of the Realm.